BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Donnie Cochran
|Donnie L. Cochran|
Official Navy photo of Commander Donnie Cochran, USN
|Born||July 6, 1954 |
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1976-2000|
- A second plaque was later added which bears the inscription: |IN HONOR OF COMMANDER DONNIE COCHRAN, U.S. NAVY THE FIRST BLACK NAVAL AVIATOR TO COMMAND THE BLUE ANGELS FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION TEAM (NOV 94 - JUNE 96).